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Chocolate Granola

  • Beginner
  • 7 cups granola, approximately
  • 35 min
Baking Success Or Baking Mess


3 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup crispy rice cereal
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup roasted sunflower seed kernels
2 tablespoons wheat germ (optional)
1/2 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
1/4 cup dark OR light brown sugar
1/4 cup semi-sweet OR dark chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 300°F.

Combine oats, crispy rice cereal, pecans, sunflower seeds and wheat germ, if desired, in a large bowl.

Blend corn syrup, brown sugar, chocolate chips and oil in a small, microwave-safe container. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla.

Pour chocolate mixture over oat mixture; mix until well combined. Spread evenly on a large lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes, stirring at least once during cooking. Cool completely on pan; break into pieces and store in airtight container.

Recipe Note: Adjust amounts of pecans and sunflower seeds to suit your taste.

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